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Botswana’s population up by 6% since last census

Botswana's population has increased by over 6 percent since the last population and housing census conducted in 2011. A...

BDC’S foreign crusade

Looking to invest outside Botswana # Intends to lift the country out of middle-income trap Botswana Development Corporation (BDC)...

A nation of boozers

Alcohol levy failed to reduce alcohol consumption Contrary to its intended purpose, the alcohol levy failed to reduce alcohol...

Securing his future

The year was 2010. Vincent Goabaone Mafuta was a fresh-faced 22-year-old in his third year of a four-year Criminal...

Bona life’s resurrection

NBFIRA lifts life insurance company's suspension Embattled Bona Life finally appear to have overcome the troubles that led to...

Mowana mine faces possible liquidation

Two creditors are said to have made an application to the High Court for the liquidation of the troubled Mowana Copper Mine.

Civil servants get food hampers for Christmas

Civil servants who will be on duty these coming holidays got an early Christmas on Friday morning when they received food hampers...

BancABC finally lists

Following the extension of the offer period, which elapsed on the 30th of November, BancABC was set to list its shares on the Botswana...

Rail-ly expensive!

BR set to spend P15 billion on two railway lines In an ambitious move to position the country as a transport and logistical hub in...

Red hot demand for coal

Buoyed by the increasing demand for coal worldwide, another company is looking to unlock the black rock’s untapped potential in Botswana. The coal mine developer,...

Shareholders approve Furnmart delisting

Majority of Furnmart shareholders have yesterday given thumbs up to the furniture company’s decision to de-list its shares from the stock market.

HRDC, Ministry of Labour and Skills Development collaborate

The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) and the Ministry of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development (MELSD) entered into a collaborative partnership. The two entities...

AfCTA no overnight fix

Continental free trade agreement a 'long journey' Slightly dampening the excitement building following President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s announcement Botswana will sign the African Continental Free Trade...

Beware festive fraudsters

Conmen looking to ruin Christmas With the festive season in full swing, it appears the feeling of goodwill is lacking in some. The public are advised...

Bank rate remains low

No adjustments expected anytime soon Though Bank of Botswana (BoB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) maintains the low bank rate environment is sustainable and beneficial, experts...

BVI celebrates 40 years of animal disease control

Botswana Vaccine Institute (BVI) has been hailed for evolving from a national and regional facility to an international center of excellence in control of...

Tlou Energy completes drilling at Lesedi CBM project

A developer of gas-to-power projects using Coal Bed Methane (CBM) – Tlou Energy has announced that it has successfully completed drilling of both vertical...

Diamond production expected to rise

A research paper from Absa Group expects diamond production at both the Jwaneng and Orapa mines to continue to rise. This comes in the midst...

Taking stock with Tsheole

An instinct for economics With a natural flair for numbers, 43-year-old Thapelo Tsheole is perfectly suited to lead the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) –...

No buyer yet for BCL stake in Maibwe Joint Venture

BCL Group, currently going through a marathon liquidation process, is set to sell its stake in Maibwe Project – a joint venture between Botswana...

The medicine man

This week, Voice Money caught up with Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority (BOMRA) CEO Dr Stephen Ghanie to get a better understanding of the authority...

Be grateful it’s not worse!

Following Gaborone Central Member of Parliament (MP), Dr. Phenyo Butale’s recently rejected motion requesting government ‘cushion’ consumers against the constant hiking of fuel prices,...

Black Friday madness

Hundreds of determined shoppers have taken to the main shopping centres in Gaborone to take advantage of the Black Friday promotional sale prices offered...

DISS paid back P114 million of the funds it took from...

Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) has paid back P114 million it took from the National Petroleum Fund (NPF). Minister of Mineral Resources, Green...

Enterprising Limko students urged to believe in themselves

A group of Limkokwing University students through their company – Optimum 16, have successfully held the corporate gala dinner dubbed the Corporate Night Out. The...

Brilliant Bots second best

Country's financial market envy of Africa, bettered only by SA Botswana’s financial market is reportedly one of the best in the continent, although experts have...

BancABC listing to enhance the banking industry

The date for BancABC listing on Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) has been set for December 10 when its shares will officially start trading...

Taking a different lane

Swapping Trial Balances for the Salon Me and My Business Having worked as a trained accountant for four years, Lesego Leburu decided to quit her...

A sparkling new future

Botswana and De Beers to renew their vows Discussions between the Government and De Beers Group are in progress as the long-standing partners look to...

Govt. has no plans to regulate tertiary fees

Government has no plans to regulate private tertiary education fees despite the high cost of the tuition fees, parliament has been told. The government though...

Parliament rejects motion on frequent fuel price hikes

Parliament today (Friday) rejected a motion to consider options for cushioning fuel price hikes and their frequency. Gaborone Central Member of Parliament, Dr. Phenyo Butale...

Christmas blues for consumers as fuel costs rise twice in a...

With just a couple of weeks before the festive season gets in full swing, consumers have been left horrified following the increase in fuel...

Botswana Life’s new office creates 72 jobs in Palapye

Taking advantage of the sprouting developments in Palapye, Botswana Life has opened a new branch in the area. The office was opened this week Monday...

New listing rules force Furnmart to delist

Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) new listing rules have forced Furmart to delist its shares from the stock market. As a result, the company will...

Botswana to sign Continental Free Trade Agreement

Botswana will finally sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) next year January at the African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State...

Choppies’ BSE suspension unlikely to be permanent

Despite having its shares currently suspended from trading on Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), it is unlikely that Choppies will ultimately get the chop from...

BSE flying high

More companies set to list More companies are set to list on the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSE) as the local bourse appears on course...

SADC pushes for more intra-regional trade

The low levels of intra-Southern African Development Community (SADC) trade are largely said to be due to the lack of diversification of exports, which...

Export development yields over P2billion

President Mokgweetsi Masisi says export development and promotion efforts have yielded a total of P2.3.36 billion in export revenue during the 2017/2018 financial year. This...

Plans to privatize Air Botswana still underway

Plans to privatize the national airline, Air Botswana are still much alive, Transport and Communications Minister, Kitso Mokaila, has revealed. When delivering a keynote address...